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Overall rating
85.68/100
votes
50
Whiskybase ID
WB111201
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Best Dram (BD)
Vintage
12.2009
Bottled
03.2018
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
154
Number of bottles
368
Strength
59.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 Apr 2018 8:15 pm by JohnnySteel
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 58.90

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50 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ruadh Maor 2009 BD

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.68 points

  1. rottendon scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Pleasant to drink, less to extensive Nosing, here he loses with time too strong. He is not complex, but faultless.

    Notes from a blind tasting.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Campfire and barbeque right when pouring. After taking a breather, it offers a rich and full bouquet of hickory smoke, scorched honey, A1 steak sauce, and a smoldering, half-burned campfire. Hard coal and some olive wood also seem to be in the fire. Behind the smoke is still more, something grassy, ​​cereal. After a long time, the barbeque notes have disappeared, a slightly sour basic profile is formed. Speyside Peat.
    • Taste
      85 85
      In the mouth it is dark-sweet with also slightly sour hints. It starts extremely soft and then comes powerfully powerful. Hardly any bitterness. The mouthfeel is very oily.
    • Finish
      85 85
      First, it warms for a long time before it then slowly merges into a drying fading.

  2. Don Cassi scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    Very herbaceous and spicy on the nose and somewhat sweet with associations of stock cubes, Maggi and sauerkraut ???? Despite the color, oak and fruit can hardly be made out. The high alcohol content is very well integrated and hardly stands out.

    Still unusually "meaty" and hearty in the mouth. The oak becomes a little more present. In addition, it is relatively hot from the alcohol, it could be a little oily.

    In the finish, further associations of Maggi / meat broth. Now add a little oak / dark chocolate. A very unusual combination.
    Length: 5/10

    A malt that takes a lot of getting used to, which does not shine with classic virtues but is interesting in its own way.

    Grade: 2+

  3. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Warm smoke, lemon, a bit musty, grasses, nuts,
    • Taste
      Black bread, some honey, lemon, lime, roasted nuts, some chocolate, wood, pepper, minimal ash

  4. mds51 scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      72 72

  5. dr.mad scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      85 85

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